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  1. #1
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    SBN shoot or do not shoot before process ?

    What is the current thinking ?
    Salt bath nitrating a bbl.
    Shoot or dont shoot before.
    If shoot, how many rounds before sbn ?

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    I had one done years ago

    Quote Originally Posted by retired View Post
    What is the current thinking ?
    Salt bath nitrating a bbl.
    Shoot or dont shoot before.
    If shoot, how many rounds before sbn ?
    I shot mine first to make sure it would shoot, not many rounds , cleaned it real well and sent it on. It shot the same when it came back. It was a short 30-284. Hunter Class rifle when there was a case size requirement.

    Pete

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